How had Marguerite ended up on that phantom island, the Île des Démons, crawling inside a dark cave surrounded by wild wolverines and hungry, snarling bears? What scandalous affair aboard the ship had led to her abandonment? These insatiable curiosities fill the writer’s mind, and she is swept away in research, trying to escape her own time by imagining life in the 16th century.
In their debut essay collection, Lori Fox examines the intersections of queerness, class, poverty, gender, and mental heath. This Has Always Been a War is written in eleven essays and with each one Fox brings humour, urgency, and just the right amount of anger to conversations that demand attention.
Drumroll, please! Here are the three winners of our 2022 Creative Non-Fiction Contest, as chosen by judge Luna Ferguson. A big congratulations to these three writers! Here is what Luna had to say about their works: First Place: Clink Canoe, by Sydney Roberts Sydney Roberts (Məlidi) is Kwakwaka’wakw; Ligwilda’xw/ Weiwaikum on her mother’s side and Kwakiutl, […]
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